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Tyler & Allegre (fl. 1862-1865) The daily richmond enquirer. [Vol. 37, no. 195 (January 27, 1865)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.80.04 Author/Creator: Tyler & Allegre (fl. 1862-1865) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Newspaper Date: 27 January 1865 Pagination: 2 p. ; 68 x 47 cm.

Summary of Content: This item is two internal pages from the newspaper; no front page. Article on Hemma Micco, aka John Jumper, a Seminole Indian chief who became a colonel in the Confederate Army. Notes from the Virginia state legislature session and the Confederate Congress. List of casualties from the ironclad "Virginia." Update on the Army of the Tennessee. Report on the anger of Virginia Masons; over the burning of a lodge. Report of the return of Admiral David Porter's fleet to Hampton Roads from attacking Fort Fisher, North Carolina. News tidbit about a free black man who died in an alley, probably of "want and exposure." Other police news dealing with slaves as well. Updates on foreign news from Great Britain and France.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaAmerican Indian HistoryIroncladNavyDeathInjury or WoundWartime Pillaging and DestructionFraternal OrganizationMasonsFortificationUnion ForcesUnion GeneralPovertyAfrican American HistoryFreemenSlaveryGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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